If you recoil at the idea of networking or shudder at the thought of small talk don’t despair! You’re not alone and Careers & Employability can help you, whether you’re in the Discover, Focus, or Action stage of career planning. What is networking? Collins English Dictionary suggests that “networking is the process of trying… More Networking – removing the fear factor
Interested in biotechnology, or healthcare? Looking for a mentor to share their expertise? Then apply for the Roche University Mentor Programme! Roche is the world’s largest biotechnology company and a global leader in cancer treatment with offices in 100 countries globally. This programme offers students studying a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) or Law… More Roche Mentoring Scheme – Closing Tomorrow
Interested in improving society? Got a passion for technology, or fancy some finance Then enter the Fintech for Good competition and disrupt the status quo to bring good to society. Launched by Fidelity International, teams of 2-4 current students can submit a press release for a brand new idea, utilising Fintech to bring “sustainable disruption”.… More Fintech for Good – enter the competition!
@the-rockefeller-foundation is supporting a brand new global challenge for #StudentInnovators: The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge. This a chance for university students to secure some serious funding (up to $20K per team) AND a chance to develop the skills needed to launch a successful enterprise with guidance from experienced social entrepreneurs and investors. The… More The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge
What is Careers+? Careers+ is our exclusive programme of additional careers support and a cornerstone of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive community. Careers+ is tailored to UK undergraduate students from under-represented groups currently studying or graduated from King’s in the last two years. Ladan Hong, our specialist Careers+ consultant is excited… More Careers+: What You Need To Know
Disabilities are something that a lot of us, including me (shout out to any other T1 diabetics), live, thrive and work with – with the right support, you can learn how to tell your employer what you need and gain confidence in managing your disability in the working world. Not only do our Careers &… More Disabilities at Work – Upcoming Events
On 21st October, the multinational corporation Tata is coming to King’s to talk about their brand-new global internship programme! The Tata Group are offering 40 places on diverse and exciting projects based in Tata’s multiple companies in India. The projects will run for 4-8 weeks and Tata is covering flights, accommodation and salary for the… More Top five reasons to pursue an internship abroad: Tata’s unique internship opportunity in India
Interested in journalism, creative writing, or multi-media? Want to get invaluable training in research, video shooting and editing? Want to get immersed in the mystery and history of central London? Then contribute to Strandlines! Strandlines is a website and social media channels dedicated to exploring lives on the Strand—past, present, and creative. Strandlines encourages… More Love the Strand? Use it to further your employability!
Recent graduate @Maddy shares her experience with the King’s Careers & Employability team on how to make the most of opportunities at King’s. After a long summer, September and the start of the academic year are finally here. Each year is a chance to think about your future career direction and enhance your employability with… More What I wish I’d done…advice from a recent graduate
Here’s a great site for researching your global career. It’s got dozens of highly detailed country guides – each with over 100 pages of detailed information covering job sites, networking, internships, cultural etiquette, visas and much, much more. It also features a very comprehensive job site (pulling jobs from Monster, Indeed and dozens of other… More GoinGlobal